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Re: "Bug of the month", or how to get people fixing bugs

Jordi Mallach <jordi@debian.org> writes:

> On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 12:24:48AM +0300, Richard Braakman wrote:
> > > Well, if with "touching" you mean NMU'ing right away to score a point, I
> > > wouldn't call it "possitive".
> > That's why new bugs are assigned only once a month, though.  Players
> > will have one month to get their bugs fixed, and doing it faster will
> > not help their score.  A hasty NMU will just increase the chance of
> > the bug being reopened (or otherwise contested), which is bad for their
> > score.
> And would sending a patch to the maintainer and getting it fixed in a MU
> help their score in the same way as uploading themselves?

Maybe uploads should be restricted to cases where the maintainer is
unresponsive. A bug could be taged as game_done and after some time a
NMU could be allowed.

But lets see how it goes.


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